urge (v.) Old form(s): vrg'd, Vrge , vrgeth
press, insist on, state emphatically
3H6 I.i.98[Clifford to Warwick, of the York threat] Urge it no more
H5 V.ii.94[Queen Isabel to King Henry] Haply a woman's voice may do some good, / When articles too nicely urged be stood on
JC II.i.155[Cassius to Decius, of his intervention] well urged
Luc.475[of Lucrece talking to Tarquin] she with vehement prayers urgeth still / Under what colour he commits this ill
MV V.i.206[Portia to Bassanio, of her ring] What man ... wanted the modesty / To urge the thing held as a ceremony
R2 V.iv.5[Exton to Man, of King Henry] He ... urged it twice together [i.e. twice in quick succession]
Sonn.151.3[] Then, gentle cheater, urge not my amiss
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